Best Hair and Makeup
Best Sideswept Waves
Because Best Actress nominee Anne Hathaway's dress was such a statement, her hairstylist Adir Abergel wanted to give the star relaxed waves. He doused wet hair with Fekkai Advanced Full Blown Styling Whip before rough-drying it. "I wanted to let her natural wave surface," he explained. He set the still warm hair in pin curls and let it cool. When he took the pins out, Abergel let Hathaway's hair fall haphazardly rather than giving it a formal part. "I think it gave the style a bohemian vibe," he said.
Best Retro Look
Hairstylist Renato Campora took inspiration from the '60s in creating January Jones's soft set. He parted the hair on the side before blowing it dry and setting it in hot rollers. Once the rollers cooled, Campora brushed through her strands and finished with a blast of Fekkai Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray.
Best Beachy Updo
According to Dove hairstylist Mark Townsend, a single time period didn't inspired the look he created for Best Actress nominee Lea Michele. "We really wanted to go for something organic, young and modern," he said. Townsend blew the hair dry, twisted in tiny ringlets with a 1" curling iron, and then pinned the hair back into a messy chignon, leaving out the layers in front. He misted those pieces with Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray and scrunched them for a lived-in feel.
Best Sleek Ponytail
If you saw Hailee Steinfeld in True Grit, it might be hard to recognize the sleek fashionista that showed up on the red carpet at the Golden Globes. Her ponytail was super high and super straight-all the better to show off her adorable face.
Best Red Carpet Bangs
Hairstylist Terry Millet took one look at Olivia Wilde's perfect haircut and knew better than to hide it away in a stuffy updo. Instead, he blew it out straight, letting her long, airy bangs and below-the-chin layers do all the work.
Best Hair Accessory
"I was really inspired by a classic set that still could swing and move," said Pantene hairstylist Danilo about the look he created for Dianna Agron. "She was wearing a strapless dress, so she wanted her hair down but still off her face." A curly down 'do topped-off with a crystal and diamond brooch was just the solution.
Best Peachy Glow
Best Actress nominee Michelle Williams paired her neat platinum pixie with matte peach lips and a soft tawny shimmer on her cheeks. The overall effect was sweet and polished with a shy appeal.
Best Bright Lipstick
A swipe of shiny fuchsia lipstick was just the touch Best Actress winner Natalie Portman needed to top off her pink and red Viktor & Rolf gown. Because her hair was fixed in a classic twist and her eyes were bare, the color was flattering and not one bit over-the-top.
Best Eye Shadow
When creating this look, L'Oreal Paris makeup artist Mary Phillips, channeled old Hollywood glamour. A wash of shimmery silver shadow had a refined feel when paired with Jennifer Lopez's sleek ponytail and soft pink lipstick. The shade brightens her face and contrasts just so with her chestnut eyes.
Best One Tone Look
Makeup is usually about the contrast between light and dark. But if you're Emma Stone, it could be about the perfection of a single gorgeous color: peach! Her sherbet-toned dress inspired her makeup artist Mai Quynh to keep the makeup in the same palette. "I defined her eyes and created golden, dewy skin," she said. As for the lips? "It's mark Lipclick Full Color Lipstick in Bare Hug-an absolute must-have nude!"
Best Nude Lips
There's just something downright sophisticated about a fully muted lip like Eva Longoria Parker's. We love the way it fades almost imperceptibly into her skintone-the perfect understated complement to the plunging neckline on her black gown.
Colored eye makeup doesn't have to be clownish. Take this look from Catherine Zeta-Jones, who rimmed her bottom lashline with a precise swipe of hunter green pencil. Makeup artist Brett Freedman added MAC Eye Shadow in Humid to her crease, creating a smoky green accent. Not only did the tone echo her Monique Lhuillier dress, but it lent a playful wink to an otherwise formal look.